Since 2011, Terry Gildea has led KUER’s newsroom as its News Director. He supervises and edits a staff of full-time reporters that deliver news across the state of Utah on topics ranging from health care, education, the environment and politics. In 2015 he produced a radio documentary entitled Utah’s Uncertain Water Future, which was honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. Terry has also brought many Utah stories to national audience. He has reported on local congressional races for NPR as well as continuing coverage of the legal battle over marriage equality in Utah. His stories have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Terry came to KUER from San Antonio where he spent four years as a reporter and host at Texas Public Radio covering military medicine for NPR and telling the stories of service members recovering from the wounds of war. Terry also spent 2 years covering the U.S. Congress with Capitol News Connection and Public Radio International. He is currently the President of Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, a national organization that represents news managers and journalists in public media. Terry holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Washington and a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Terry enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons, fixing bicycles and rooting for his hometown Seattle Mariners.